Independent Program Evaluation Services – SEED Foundation

SEED Foundation (SEED) is seeking a proposal for professional consulting services to conduct a Program Final Evaluation of SEED ‘Strengthening Protection, Empowerment, and Advocacy for the Rights of Survivors of GBV and Conflict-Affected People’ (SPEARS) program,

for the period of September 1, 2019 unit August 31, 2021. The program evaluation service should end with a final report submitted to SEED’s President at the end of October 2021.

Please see attached the terms of reference for details and a timeline.

Individuals and/or companies who wish to participate should indicate their interest in participation and adhere to the following time frame:

Submit a full proposal and required documents through email to procurement@seedkurdistan.org by July 26, 2021. The email subject line must be “Final Evaluation Proposal – the name of person/organization.

If applicants have any questions regarding this Request for Proposals or its submission guidelines, these can be emailed to procurement@seedkurdistan.org by July 14 with the email subject line “Final Evaluation Proposal – Question.” Phone calls will not be accepted.

Responses to questions will be generated in an official letter issued by SEED to all applicants by July 18.

Required submission Criteria Credits
Previous experience of the bidder Experience demonstrated through CV (past experience of conducting major donor program evaluations, with U.S. Government experience preferred; experience in MHPSS, GBV, and/or protection program implementation and/or evaluations; and, experience in the Middle East preferred). 15 points
Technical proposal Brief proposal of 2-3 pages outlining proposed methodology in line with the terms of reference below. 20 points
Proposed completion schedule with adherence to the timeline below. 15 points
Financial/cost proposal The financial proposal should be all inclusive and submitted on a separate sheet from the above documents.

Please note that the prices should be in USD and excluding VAT.

20 points
Qualifications, skills, languages, and experience of key personnel engaged in the proposal One page cover letter outlining how the candidate(s) meets the requirements. 15 points
Previous relevant research sample Writing sample of similar work. 15 points

Language: All documents shall be submitted in English.

This RFP in no way obligates SEED Foundation to award a contract, nor does it commit SEED Foundation to pay any costs incurred in the preparation and submission of a proposal.